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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 12...CORRECTED
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
555 AM EST Mon Jan 3 2022
CORRECTED TO ADD DARE COUNTY NC and ADJACENT MARINE ZONES
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Coastal North Carolina
Extreme northeast South Carolina
* Effective this Monday morning from 555 AM until 1100 AM EST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...A broken band of storms along a cold front will surge
northeastward from South Carolina into coastal North Carolina and
will move off the Outer Banks by about 11am EST. Until then,
supercells will be possible within the band, with an attendant
threat for damaging gusts and a couple of tornadoes.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 35 statute miles
either side of a line from 10 miles west northwest of Myrtle Beach
SC to 15 miles north northeast of Cape Hatteras NC. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
(WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings.
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 0.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 23055.